NOTICE - In lieu of the Corona Virus situation ...
The Run/Walk through History is being postponed to a later date. The tentative date for reschedule is Sunday, September 20, 2020
On Line registration is suspended at this time and will be re-opened at a later date pending confirmation of the proposed rescheduled date. Due to the location of the event being on private property the date can be more easily rescheduled. We regret any inconvenience this may cause.
19th Annual - A Run & Walk Through History , 5K and 1K
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Location: Historic Metairie Cemetery
Metairie Cemetery- New Orleans, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, 70124
Benefiting the nationally recognized Save Our Cemeteries Organization
Official race event of the New Orleans Challenge Series
Beautiful course totally inside historic Metairie Cemetery - The largest run/walk held inside a cemetery in the nation
5K --USATF-RRTC certified course: # LA18013DR
Custom commemorative Run/Walk Through History T-Shirt
Custom Finish pin given out to all official finishers in the 1K and 5K
Post race festivities include food, beverages ,
Location: Metairie Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans.
Day of race event site is behind Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery Funeral Home. ( lakelawnmetairie.com )
Parking: Use the large parking lot on side of the funeral home and the lot in front of the adjacent All Saints Mausoleum.
7:30 am - Day of race registration and packet pickup opens
8:30 am - Start of 1K Run/Walk ( 1K = 0.62 miles )
9:00 am - Start of 5K Run/Walk
$30.00 by March 1st , $35.00 by March 24th, $40.00 on day of race
Youth ( age 17-under ) and Senior ( age 65-over ) $20.00 by March 24th, $25.00 on day of race ( proof of age required )
Entry fees are Non Refundable
ON-LINE registration closes Tuesday, March 24th at 11:59 pm.
Registration in person will be available at the pre-race day packet pickup event ( see below )
Registration will be available on the day of race at the race site opening at 7:30 am
Race Day registration payable to: Save Our Cemeteries
Awards: 5K A Run/Walk Through History
1st overall Open, Youth, Masters, Grand Masters and Senior divisions
1st and 2nd place male and female in age groups: 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80- over
Race Walkers: 1st, 2nd and 3rd Overall
Awards: 1K Run/Walk:
1st overall and 1st, 2nd in age groups: 6- under, 7-9, 10-12
*Custom "A Run & Walk Through History" finisher pin is given out to all finishers.
Pre Race Day: Thursday, March 26th (4:00 pm-6:00 pm) location to be announced
On the day of race (Sunday, March 29th) at the race site opening at 7:30am
*REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DURING PACKET PICKUP event and on the day of race opening at 7:30 am
NORSI/ NOLArunning.com recommends the following:
*Go ear gear free (Headphones, ear gear devices strongly discouraged)
*Pets are not recommended at this event (it's in a cemetery) and has a large field of participants help on a relatively narrow roadway.
Age group 18-64 )
$30.00Jan 10 – Mar 1
$35.00Mar 2 – Mar 12
Age 17 - under
$20.00Jan 10 - Mar 12
$20.00Jan 10 - Mar 12
$50.00Jan 10 - Mar 12
- March 29 7:30 AM CDT - Race day Packet pickup and Registration
- March 29 8:30 AM CDT - Start of 1K Run or Walk
- March 29 9:00 AM CDT - Start of 5K Run or Walk